Magnetics and Experimental Results of Maglev-Vehicles

  • Gerhard Bohn
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 274)


The beginning of the attractive magnetic levitation technic was in the year 1935 when H. Kemper [1] succeeded in his first private experiment on electromagnetic levitation. Further systematic research and development work he did at the “Areodynamische Versuchsanstalt” in Göttingen until 1943. [2]


Pulse Width Modulation Levitation Force Eddy Current Loss Current Driver Magnetic Levitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Bohn
    • 1
  1. 1.Magnetic Levitation and Guidance Systems department, Spaceflight DivisionMesserschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm GmbHMunichGermany

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